The publication Arthritis Care and Research has recently released an article confirming the work of the Arthritis Foundation's Walk With Ease program (WWE). The program is a six-week long course designed to help people use social supports to make and maintain physical fitness goals.
Nearly 500 arthritis sufferers participated in the study. Researchers looked at physical function of the participants before and after the six weeks. What they found was everyone had in some way improved their mobility, pain levels or both. Read more about the study here.